What do the penalties of passing a stopped school bus, sign language as a second language, and the availability of genetically modified foods in school cafeterias all have in common? These are all issues, among others, that the New York Parent Teacher Association will vote upon at its upcoming annual convention. Ahead of the statewide […]
Veterans and minorities, with a passion for farming, now have more opportunities, thanks to ‘The People’s Department.’ Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $8.4 million in grants will be used by organizations in 24 states to provide training, outreach, and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged, tribal, and veteran farmers and ranchers. “USDA was created to […]
Wildlife and landscape photographer Amos Wiebe took the shots in Grande Prairie, Alberta, during the Aurora Borealis.
Cotton bollworm and armyworms inching their way into your cotton fields? Bayer has upgraded their pest protection product in 2017 with TwinLink Plus. TwinLink Plus technology combines two Bayer proprietary Bt genes (Cry1Ab and Cry2Ae), both included in TwinLink, with the Vip3Aa19 Bt gene to create TwinLink Plus for effective management of major lepidopteran pests, […]
We’ve compiled images of some of this year’s coolest and most creative corn-maze designs.
There is one thing that I think everyone can agree on, and that is: No matter if you choose to eat meat or not, we all want to make sure animals were raised with care and respect.
Do you have an agribusiness plan that needs a little boost? Alltech is investing $10 million in the Pearse Lyons Accelerator program to provide market opportunities for entrepreneurs to fully develop their agriculture, food and ag-tech plans. Set to run annually for five years, the program is a three-month intensive boot camp for food and […]
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Precision agriculture just got a little more simple, especially if you drive different brands of farm equipment. Nine equipment manufacturers will soon release products to enhance a grower’s ability to manage data across different precision agriculture systems — regardless of the system manufacturer, thanks to AgGateway’s ADAPT conversion toolkit. “The ADAPT framework removes the complexity of […]